The nearest banks are within a few minutes' walk:

  • Deutsche Bank (Unter den Linden 13)
  • Commerzbank (Friedrichstrasse 62)
  • Sparkasse (Friedrichstrasse 148)
  • Postbank (Friedrichstrasse 69 – in the Q Shopping Center)

Students under 28 years of age can open free bank accounts at almost any bank. Please note your IBAN and BIC number. These two numbers are required for bank transfers. You will find both of them on your bank statement.

How to Open a Bank Account

You will need the following (to open a free student account):

  • Confirmation of resident registration in the city
  • Copy of your passport
  • A certificate from the language school that states the duration of the course ("Certificate of Enrollment")

Cash Services:

  • Western Union (Friedrichstrasse 69 – in the Q Shopping Center)
  • Money Gram (Friedrichstrasse 80 - EUROCHANGE AG)
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